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The gravity of the situation was made known to me through my mentor, who called me up and told me that there were some doctors nearby who needed food. These doctors, who had worked tirelessly in hospitals overflowing with coronavirus victims were unable to avail dinner by the time they got to their residential complex. …

SARS-CoV-2 i.e. novel coronavirus continues to take thousands of lives across the globe. It is compelling authorities to impose lockdowns and take stringent steps to prevent healthcare systems from collapsing. The Government of India has colour-coded districts and zones depending on the number of COVID-19 patients in the area. The decision of the government to …

As the entire human race fights the baleful boutade of COVID-19 with countries sealing borders, cancelling international travel and imposing nationwide lockdowns; the other equally bad side of the pandemic stays more or less hidden under the carpet. With the world economies crumbling down, healthcare systems collapsing and people losing their jobs and money, daily …

When our country started getting affected by the pandemic, I realized that we needed to do something about it. My parents were reluctant to let me go and do my duty because they were scared for my safety. They asked, “Why you?” to which I replied, “If not me, who else?” I was born in …

My daily schedule is fully packed. My day begins early in the morning and then it’s almost 11 at night by the time I settle back home. Sometimes I even receive calls past midnight informing me of a hungry family and I hit the road again. Now that Ramadan has begun, it would be a …

Coronavirus has taken over all the aspects of the human race because of the widespread destruction that it has caused. It seems like we as a species are at war with this pandemic. And here are how some countries are fighting this war and how some of them seem to be victorious in this battle.  …

While being under quarantine means you can help save the world by chilling in your pyjamas at home, the disruption of daily life activities can be a little daunting until a sense of normalcy is restored. Working from home is now a norm around the world but since many are relatively new to this concept, …

These are unprecedented times and most of us haven’t seen anything like this before. We at The Optimist Citizen have been trying to collate, compile and create multiple resources that would help our readers understand and fight this Pandemic better. To further this attempt, we have created a Special Edition digital newspaper solely focused on …